Crimson staff writer
Zoe B.R. Goldstein
Reading My Way Back To Myself
I read because I remember everyone before me who shared a piece of themselves through books.
Demand for Better Econ T-Shirts is Through the Roof
Some alternative suggestions for Harvard Economics t-shirt slogans, including “Like the Keystone Pipeline, but to Goldman Sachs" and “Looking for a causal relationship.”
How We Got From There to Here
“We visited her in the hospital.” “Who?” “My grandma.” “Oh! Is she still in the hospital now?” “No.” “That’s good!” She pauses and stops smiling. “That’s good, right?”
The Most Dramatic Religion Yet
The Bachelor is morphing into something its producers apparently did not foresee when they created the show: A fame factory. Contestants go on the show, leaving behind their jobs, phones, and families, and, in return, gain massive social media followings that they can turn into lucrative professions.
A Writer on the Water
“If you're a writer,” Boyne asks, “how can you be authentic by just really relaxing into your own personal comfort zone?”
Harvard’s Best Kept Non-Secret
Two full-size VHS players — the kind that elementary school teachers used to wheel into the classroom — rest like gentle giants on a white counter.
There's Always Gelt in the Banana Stand
Aspects and fragments of Yiddish have become ubiquitous in our common vocabulary, operating, in Rachelle T. Grossman’s words, as “cultural capital, a cultural currency, as a symbolic language.”